Get Images and Video Straight From the Military With This App

The app, by the DoD's Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System, delivers news directly from deployed service members from every arm of the military. You can also flip through the most popular and best photography from the military as well as video from "In The Fight" programming and military newscasts and share… » 4/13/11 9:15pm 4/13/11 9:15pm

Death and Taxes Shows Fascinating, Terrible View on Military Tech…

Death and Taxes 2009 is a detailed graphical account showing where your tax dollars will go next year in the most detailed and fascinating way: Everything is set to scale according to the amount of money spent on it, showing the amazing weight that military-related spending has in the total Federal budget. It's just… » 10/25/08 2:45am 10/25/08 2:45am

The Future is Coming to a Robot Near You (Or Behind, Rather)

The Pentagon and the Department of Defense has recently put in a request to contractors for a multi-robot pursuit system to search and track down “non-cooperative humans.” The military is worried that controlling robots will take time away from defense officials so creating a pack-hunting AI that will do it… » 10/23/08 8:45pm 10/23/08 8:45pm

Military Arming Shadow Drones, Could Give Novice Teen Pilots the Power…

Today, only seasoned, rated pilots are allowed to step behind the controls » 10/10/08 4:50pm 10/10/08 4:50pm of an armed Predator or Reaper drone. However, the Defense Department is planning to change all that by fitting their low-flying Shadow counterparts with precision weapons. Currently Shadow drones function primarily as an intelligence…

Joint Strike Fighter Technology May Have Been Compromised...Whoops!

It appears that the geniuses at the Defense Department have been asleep at the wheel of their new Joint Strike Fighter program, leading some to believe that its super valuable aviation and weapons technology may have been compromised. The crux of the problem involves the fact that the Pentagon's Defense Security… » 5/01/08 7:00pm 5/01/08 7:00pm